Connective Corridor Outreach Slides – January 2013

Meeting Agenda
• Introduction of Project Team
• Connective Corridor Project
• Onondaga County Sewer
Separation Project
• Civic Strip Project
• Syracuse University Façade
Improvement Grant Program
• Linda Dickerson Hartsock,
Syracuse University
• Owen Kerney, City of Syracuse
• Stephen Harris, City-County
• Mark Budosh, Barton &
Loguidice for Onondaga County
Connective Corridor Project Map
Connective Corridor Phase One
University Avenue
East Genesee Street
Forman Park
Armory Square gateway
• SPARC public art installations
• Syracuse Stage Plaza
Connective Corridor Project Scope
• Full reconstruction of the right-of-way: new sidewalks, curbing, parking areas,
bicycle lanes, and vehicular travel lanes
• Project includes pedestrian amenities, traffic calming features, improved signage,
bus stops with pull-offs, energy efficient lighting, landscaping and street trees, green
infrastructure, and enhanced intersection and street crossings
Connective Corridor Project Schedule
Final design: May 2013
Project Bid: June 2013
Construction: late July/early August
2013 through summer 2015
Work will begin at Forman Ave. and
progress west
Project will include winter shutdown
from October through March/April
Connective Corridor Tree Removal
95 Trees to be removed within
next five weeks
Removal will start at Forman
Ave and proceed west to S.
Franklin St.
Removal will begin the
weekend of January 26, 2012
Work will be performed on
weekends by City Crews
Connective Corridor: Tree Removal
• Removal is scheduled for three
consecutive weekends, but is
weather dependent
• Trees diameters range from 2–
18 inches and the average
diameter is 7 inches
• Approximately 170-180 new
trees to be planted
Onondaga County Sewer Separation Project
Project Scope
• Installation of approx. 1200 LF of
separated storm sewer pipe
• Situated parallel to combined
sewer on W. Fayette Street
between S. Salina St. and Creek
• Work will begin at Creek and
work east toward S. Salina St.
• Separated storm sewer will
connect to new catch basins
installed in Connective Corridor
• Design is underway, and
construction is scheduled to
begin after 3/17/13
• Duration of construction is
approximately 90 days
• Construction will use daily lane
closures and alternating one-way
detours. May require occasional
road closure along blocks
Civic Strip
Intersections and crosswalks
Street amenities
Activated entries
Lighting treatments along
Jefferson Street Connector
Signage and wayfinding
Civic Strip Design Elements
Civic Strip Design Elements
Façade Improvement Program
Façade round one:
Façade round two:
(Launching spring 2013)
• $625,000 in grants catalyzed
improvements to 40 buildings
along the Connective Corridor
• $250,000 in matching grants
• Special focus on lighting iconic
Questions or Comments?
Thank you